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Housing Litigation Solicitor

  • Job reference: JHHLSBC/0109
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Housing Litigation Solicitor to join a local authority in Essex on a temporary basis. They are looking for someone to join their Litigation team to help with their increased workload.
You will be an experienced Housing Litigation Solicitor and join their office on a temporary basis. The role will include working within their small but busy Litigation team as part of their larger legal team to help them with matters relating to Housing and Civil Litigation.
Duties and Responsibilities
*Carrying an extensive Housing Litigation caseload of high profile, complex matters.
*You will conduct your own advocacy.
*Providing a high quality of representation to the Council on matters relating to public sector Criminal Prosecution matters.
*Drafting legal letters and legal agreements to meet tight deadlines.
Experienced Required
*Must be a qualified Solicitor with a current practising certificate.
*Minimum 4 years PQE within Housing Litigation.
*Strong experience of the ASB Crime and Policing Act 2014 is essential and knowledge of the Data Protection Act in desirable.
*Local Authority experience, however good private practice experience may be considered

If you are interested in applying for this Housing Litigation Solicitor role, please do not delay in sending your application to or calling 01772 208969 to discuss this role in more detail. If you are not interested in this position but would like to know about other opportunities, please visit to view our open vacancies.

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